The Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. June 1-30, 2017.
To apply, please send me the four application requirements listed below. Please submit all of these together in an email attachment, via dropbox, or through a link to your site.
1) A one page personal statement on your interest in book history/ book conservation and how this class will help you in your career.
2) Your resume or cv.
3) A portfolio of bookbinding, book conservation treatments, or other craft activities that exhibit hand skills and attention to detail. You should submit images of two or three books: no more than one or two overall shots and one or two details. Please include no more than a one paragraph description of the book or treatment. Information can include when you did it, how it was made, before and after condition, a treatment summary, materials, techniques, or other information.
4) A letter of recommendation from a professional in the conservation or preservation field, or a teacher who is familiar with your work.
Only complete applications will be considered. After reviewing the above material, finalists will be interviewed by telephone or skype.
The deadline for application is February 15, 2017.
Finalists will be notified March 1, 2017.
Decisions regarding acceptance will be made by March 15, 2017.